General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Subcontract Manager in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 17882BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Subcontract Manager

Job Category: Contracts/Sub Contracts/Purchasing

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

This position is responsible for managing the development of subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and services under a government, commercial, or international contract(s). Manages the preparation of bid packages, conducts bidder conferences, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes awards, and manages resulting subcontracts. Negotiates and coordinates additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts. Collaborates with the contract administration and purchasing departments to develop subcontract policies and procedures. Ensures subcontracts are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, identifies and advises management regarding subcontracts risks, and coordinates internal and external audits. Objectives may be accomplished through subordinate management and/or professional staff. May be responsible for decisions that have an extended and significant impact on outcomes across the company.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide leadership to management and program managers on procurement issues relating to government, commercial and international subcontracts.

  • Manage subcontract policies and procedures to ensure efficiency and compliance with appropriate laws and regulations while meeting company objectives. Recommend modifications to operating policies as needed.

  • Manage work assignments and provide direction to staff while ensuring subcontracts processes meet assigned timelines.

  • Review confidentiality agreements, license agreements and other documentation for conformance to business objectives, company policies, economic conditions, and for compliance to laws and government regulations.

  • Manage the subcontracts portion of proposal preparation.

  • Perform a final review and evaluation of RFP/RFQs, source selection decisions, price analyses and other subcontract documentation.

  • Identify and manage subcontract issues and develop creative solutions to resolve highly complex problems.

  • Act as primary contact for subcontracts activities and issues. May represent the company with subcontractors and suppliers, potential subcontractors and suppliers, and government representatives.

  • Manage the planning, attraction, selection, retention, and development of human resources to ensure the availability of the required management and professional talent.

  • Maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a Bachelors degree in business, law, or a related field and thirteen or more years of progressively complex experience in contracts/subcontracts with at least seven of those years managing contracts/subcontracts processes and personnel. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

  • Demonstrates detailed and extensive technical expertise and application of government/commercial/international contract administration principles, concepts, and practices as well as comprehensive contract/subcontract management and leadership skills. Must have a thorough understanding of applicable laws and regulations including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), FAR supplements and the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). Must possess the ability to resolve unusually complex management and technical problems while serving as spokesperson on assigned projects and/or programs. Strong communication, leadership, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required to enable an effective interface with other departments, all levels of management, professional and support staff, customers, potential customers, and government representatives. Must be able to work on a self-initiated basis and in a team environment, and able to work extended hours and travel as required.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.